Jul 13, 2018
In this episode, we get into the heart of Isaac Newton's
scientific contribution. His laws of mechanics and gravitation
fundamentally changed the way that we viewed both motion, and one
of the (now four) fundamental forces. They would become the theory
that dominated our understanding for the next three centuries, and
even when relativity is discovered, Newton's laws are accurate
enough across a wide enough range of circumstances to allow us to
put humans on the Moon.
We'll dive into these laws, explain them, and discuss how they govern so many phenomena in the world around us - from snooker to the cosmos.
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